Archive for October 2nd, 2010

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NYC – Union Square: Mohandas Gandhi Statue

This bronze sculpture depicting Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was sculpted by Kantilal B. Patel. After its dedication on October 2, 1986, the 117th anniversary of Gandhi’s birth, the sculpture joined monuments to Washington, Lafayette, and Lincoln in Union Square Park as a quartet of works devoted to defenders of freedom. Noted civil rights leader Bayard Rustin was the keynote speaker at the dedication.

The monument, donated by the Gandhi Memorial International Foundation and underwritten by Mohan B. Murjani of Murjani International, Ltd., was installed at Union Square because of the tradition of protest associated with the park. The champion of nonviolent protest and Indian independence from Britain, arguably one of the most important figures of the 20th century, is seen here grasping a staff in his right hand, looking towards a point on the horizon, and walking forward. Clad in sandals and a cotton dhoti, Gandhi’s dress illustrates his Hindu asceticism as well as his support for Indian industries. After its installation the monument became an instant pilgrimage site, with an annual ceremony taking place on Gandhi’s birthday, October 2.

In 2001, Parks conserved the statue after it had been removed temporarily to facilitate the construction of a water main beneath the site. In 2002, the piece was reset on a more naturalistic stone base and the landscaped area around the monument, known as Gandhi Gardens, was expanded and improved.

Union Square National Register #97001678 (1997)

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Robert Muller, Love in action!

Dr. Robert Muller

Robert Muller Most of All ROBERT MULLER
1923 – 2010


Robert Muller passed into the light on his journey to heaven, early this morning. May we all take a moment to honor him and his selfless life, serving  humanity in the United Nations.

Robert was truly a great soul that was a blessing and a shining light for humanity, working tirelessly for peace and healing Planet Earth throughout his life.

Barbara Muller, his wife.
September 20, 2010


Dr. Robert Muller was a Former Assistant Secretary General to the United Nations. I got to know him personally and we became friends. I had the rare privilege of talking to and working with Dr. Muller. I read his book Most of All, They Taught Me Happiness,

many years ago and consider it a book that can revolutionize the world. This book can show you that using happiness can save your life. This is a must read for those who want to read about a true genius in our human evolution. This book has and will change many lives.

ARE YOU HAPPY? DECIDE TO BE HAPPY! You can be happy no matter what the circumstances.
Deciding to be happy can even save your life. Your happiness is a great contribution to Peace.

“Robert Muller shows us that through our intention we can manifest a happy destiny for ourselves and others, regardless of the circumstances.” — WAYNE DYER, author of The Power of Intention

“These stories reveal that by overcoming the illusionary fears and limitations of our ego, we may step into the limitless power and wisdom of our true divine selves.” — NEALE DONALD WALSCH, author of Conversations with God

“Robert’s book is a compelling reminder that all of us are responsible for creating the happiness of the human family and of the Planet that sustains us – and in so doing we may bring about our own fulfillment and highest bliss.” — DEEPAK CHOPRA, author of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success


Robert Muller Video

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Lionel interviews Dr. Robert Muller and Barbara in Conversations about Happiness, discussing Robert’s amazing story and inspirational book: Most of All, They Taught Me Happiness.